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Winter winds mystery solved
Winter winds mystery solved

A team of leading scientists, including a Kiwi, have gazed beyond our planet to solve a mystery phenomenon tampering with…

Why aren't there more women in space?

'One giant leap for mankind', proclaimed Neil Armstrong from the moon's surface. Did that just underscore the status of…

video Comet's close shave with Mars

A comet the size of a small mountain has whizzed past Mars, wowing space enthusiasts with the once-in-a-million-years encounter…

Comet's close call with Mars

A comet the size of a small mountain has whizzed past Mars, wowing space enthusiasts with the once-in-a-million-years encounter…

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Raw: The creeping lava of Hawaii video Raw: The creeping lava of Hawaii

Hawaii authorities told residents near an active lava…

Fire at Avondale Islamic Centre video Fire at Avondale Islamic Centre

A fire at a mosque early this morning is under investigation. The…

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'Site J' confirmed for comet landing
'Site J' confirmed for comet landing

The European Space Agency (ESA) confirmed Wednesday its choice of the site for a historic unmanned landing next month on…

Why the mystery space plane?
Why the mystery space plane?

What looks like a mini space shuttle, can fly itself for millions of miles and goes by the name X-37B?

Blood moon dazzles
Blood moon dazzles

A glorious blood moon delighted skygazers in many parts of New Zealand last night.

Astronauts resume spacewalks for NASA
Astronauts resume spacewalks for NASA

Two spacewalking astronauts have moved an old, broken pump into permanent storage, NASA's first routine maintenance outside…

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Cloudy forecast for lunar eclipse
Cloudy forecast for lunar eclipse

Aucklanders might not get the best glimpse of tonight's total lunar eclipse, with cloudy skies and a…

Russian-US crew blast off

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying a Nasa astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts, blasted off on schedule Friday, Russian…

MOM arrives safely at Mars

India yesterday became the first nation to reach Mars on its maiden attempt, a historic feat that aims to showcase the country's…

SpaceX cargo ship arrives at International Space Station

SpaceX's unmanned Dragon spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station with a cargo of supplies, including freeze-dried…

SpaceX breaks ground on new spaceport
SpaceX breaks ground on new spaceport

The commercial rocket launches that could begin as early as 2016 in the southernmost tip of Texas will…

NASA's Maven spacecraft slips into orbit around Mars

Nasa's MAVEN spacecraft has begun orbiting Mars, on a mission to study how the Red Planet's climate changed over time from…

First 3-D printer sent to space station

A SpaceX cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying the first 3-D printer for astronauts…

Bezos v Musk: Billionaire race to space heating up

Billionaire Jeff Bezos will team up with a Boeing-Lockheed Martin to develop US-made rocket engines, in competition with…

Tiny galaxy harbours black hole surprise

Astronomers using the Hubble orbital telescope found a "supermassive" black hole lurking at the heart of the only dwarf…

Dial up a space taxi service?
Dial up a space taxi service?

Nasa has awarded its first private contracts for ferrying astronauts to the International Space Station…

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